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  • [UPDATED] U of C: Feds investigate threatening Facebook hack

    [UPDATED] U of C: Feds investigate threatening Facebook hack
    [EDITOR'S NOTE: The University of Chicago has determined that the Facebook incident was not, in fact, due to hacking. Find the most up-to-date news here.] A group of University of Chicago students who petitioned the school to address its alleged “...
  • Donald F. Steiner, researcher who made advances involving insulin, dies

    Donald F. Steiner,  researcher who made advances involving insulin, dies
    Dr. Donald F. Steiner, a University of Chicago faculty member since 1960, did ground-breaking research on insulin that included the discovery of what he called proinsulin, a finding that has improved the lives of people with diabetes around the world....
  • Girls swimming state notes: Downers Grove North still afloat

    Girls swimming state notes: Downers Grove North still afloat
    During what was supposed to be a down season, Downers Grove North will not go away. The Trojans came within 3 1/2 points of beating New Trier for the team title in 2013. They graduated arguably the most talented senior class in program history —...
  • New discovery pushes mammals' lineage further back in time

    New discovery pushes mammals' lineage further back in time
    Small squirrel-size creatures that lived in the treetops of northern China with dinosaurs roaming below left a legacy in their fossils that may challenge textbooks on the origins of the world's first mammals. Indiana University of Pennsylvania...
  • House GOP sues Obama over health care law

    WASHINGTON After months of threats and delays, House Republicans on Friday finally filed their lawsuit against the Obama administration over the 4-year-old Affordable Care Act, charging that the White House had exceeded its authority on key elements of...
  • Ditka? Halas? Trestman? Ranking 10 best Bears coaches

    Ditka? Halas? Trestman? Ranking 10 best Bears coaches
    Lance Briggs weighed in with his three all-time greatest Bears coaches this week when he ranked George Halas, Mike Ditka and Lovie Smith at the top. This reporter has been around here a little longer than Briggs. In fact, Halas once invited me to sit...
  • Rachel Tejada leading Illinois State in soccer tournament

    Rachel Tejada leading Illinois State in soccer tournament
    Postseason play in football, soccer and cross-country is fully underway in all NCAA and NAIA divisions this weekend, and several Chicago area schools are in the mix. Some tournament tidbits: -- Senior Rachel Tejada, the leading goal scorer in Missouri...
  • Obama's presidential library belongs on the South Side

    Obama's presidential library belongs on the South Side
    As a child growing up on Chicago's South Side in the 1920s, I often heard from my wise mother that I should pay attention to our neighbor, Dr. Julian Dawson, a black physician who inspired deep respect in our community. "You see, he looks like you,"...
  • Another Latin showdown over 'Pax vobiscum — unless it's tecum'

    Another Latin showdown over 'Pax vobiscum — unless it's tecum'
    On Tuesday, as the Archdiocese of Chicago changed leaders, we revived a spirited (not spiritual) debate over Latin usage. Several readers emailed or called to protest the headline atop a Tribune editorial: "Pax vobiscum, Cardinal George." These erudite...
  • We're finally embracing the wisdom of the ages about sleep

    Sleep is having its moment in the sun -- or, more appropriately, its moment in a darkened room, with blackout shades drawn, the temperature somewhere between 60 and 67 degrees Fahrenheit, all smartphones and tablets banished from the room and maybe a...
  • Farewell, Cardinal

    Cardinal Francis George’s exit from office has been as humble, candid and winsomely human as his 17 years in it. As your recent editorial reminds us, George readily allows that there are some people he couldn’t reach but typically he doesn&...